Take charge. Once those principles have been set, don’t overdo democracy. Prolonged, emotionally charged debates can lead to a design that mashes everyone’s ideas together and lacks a strong personality. When in doubt, refer back to the guiding principles.
…evelopment and feature use. (There are other benefits as well but again worth a separate post.) But continuous delivery does not change anything about the essential complexity I am discussing here except so far as it helps prevent the team from building features that increase complexity but do not add user value. The highest cost feature you can build is the one that is not used or valued — your cost / benefit ratio is infinite. You continue paying to integrate with that useless feature as you build every additional feature from that point forward.